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Lookout Mountain

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Address: Golden, CO
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Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and...

Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and museum.

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US$ 55.00*
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Denver Mountain Parks with Optional Denver City Tour
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US$ 720.00*
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US$ 69.00*
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Foothills Explorer Tour From Denver

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Such a fun view.

I really loved going up and looking out across the area. It was so neat to see everything and learn some about it all. I would definitely go again.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I really loved going up and looking out across the area. It was so neat to see everything and learn some about it all. I would definitely go again.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

It wasn't too difficult a hike. We hiked up and back in 90 minutes. The mountain views are great! Many photo opts.

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Wayland, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great photo ops. We visited the Buffalo Bill Museum and grave. There was a short film, which had a lot of info about Buffalo Bill. They did insist in the film that it wasn't a "tourist trap", which was funny because it is. There is of course a gift shop and a restaurant. Not somewhere to while away an entire... More 

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Denver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Nice winding road with good views overlooking Denver area. Buffalo Bill grave and Nature Center at top, as well as hiking trails. Can drive one way via I-70, and one way on the winding road from Golden.

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Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lookout Mountain is worth the visit. The views will take your breath away- literally, you are about at 7,000 in elevation. We took the road up, and watched the views going up. There was a lot of people hiking, and bike riding all the way up- WOW thats dedication! We made it all the way to the top, enjoying the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit the Buffalo Bill Museum without realizing it was at the top of Lookout Mountain. This is a typical drive up to the top of a mountain with hairpin curves and great views. Watch out for cyclists!

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Elyria, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We drove up the mountain using the curvy road. It was very safe with guardrails when needed. The view from the top of Golden, Denver, and the taller mountains was great. The Buffalo Bill museum and grave at the top are worth seeing.

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Marysville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Spectacular views everywhere you turn. Views available at the Lookout Mountain Park, Buffalo Bill Museum, and all along Lookout Mountain Road. Several pull offs on Lookout Mountain Road. I recommend stopping at several. Be sure to go down hill in 1st or 2nd gear, to preserve your brakes.

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful views - Divide one direction, Denver the next. If you are cycling, be in shape. It's a switchback vertical climb. Beautiful views. Pull off at the overlooks to gawk so you don't drive off a cliff! Heaven to cyclists and motorcycles and those interested in sightseeing.

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North Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Worth going to. The view was great. Saw Buffalo Bill's grave. Nice gift shop and variety of food. We didn't go in the museum.

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